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Raw water health craze is a bad idea


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Raw water advocates worry that filtration is removing necessary minerals.

But it also removes dangerous bacteria, viruses and parasites that can make you sick.

You can get the minerals you need from a healthy diet.

Molecules in water from a spring or from the tap are identical

The lack of clean water kills hundreds of thousands of children a year.

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National public health institute of the United States.


A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.


Frank B. Mallory Professor of Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College.